An old rose (Bourbons) with large double, fragrant light-pink flowers striped and flecked with deep-pink, purple and scarlet. This Bourbon rose is named for Nicholas Joseph Beaurepaire, a retired colonel in the French army who, after the Revolution and on the invasion of France by Prussia and Austria, was called to defend the town of Verdun withContinue reading “Commandant Beaurepaire”
A fascinating variety; white flowers, heavily striped and splashed with crimson. The stripes fade at first to magenta and then to lilac-grey. It is an Old Rose with a typical old rose fragrance.